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Bloggers Photo  Caleb A. Smith was born January 14, 1982, in Searcy, Arkansas. He grew up in a small town called Biscoe on the banks of the White River. He graduated from DeValls Bluff High School in 2000 and was voted "Most likely to be mauled by Bigfoot", by his classmates. He still resides in Arkansas with his wife and two children, and has not yet been mauled by Bigfoot.

No idea what I'm doing...


Blog Posted:6/17/2013 10:59:00 AM
Hey folks. I just signed up as a premium member. This blog screen is a trip and I haven't a clue what this is going to look like...too many options for a relic of the stone-age like myself. But hey, if you're gonna get wet, you might as well swim. Right? Can't wait to do a contest....got some in mind.
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  1. Date: 6/18/2013 7:00:00 AM
    Hey, Caleb! Congratulations on your premium membership. I'll try to write something for your first contest ... I promise. : D

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/18/2013 7:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Cool. Thanks Ruben
  1. Date: 6/18/2013 5:52:00 AM
    - Welcome as new premium member, Caleb! - Thanks for the beautiful pictures of a wonderful family. - Good luck with the contest ...... interesting ... - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/18/2013 5:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:53:00 PM
    You two make a lovely couple Caleb.Hope to read your blogs along the way : )

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/18/2013 5:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Charma
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 5:08:00 PM
    hip hip hooray. so good to see you a premium member. You and your wife make the cutest couple!

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 6:04:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea...I'm glad to finally get my PM too...
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 3:31:00 PM
    looking forward to seeing your first contest posted, hope you love doing them as much as I do

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 6:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thankya ma'am...me too
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 2:33:00 PM
    What a beautiful family you have Caleb!! Loved taking a look at all your photos.....thanks so much for sharing. Good luck as a PM.......will look forward to what's in store with your blogs and more! Enjoy!!

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 3:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Carrie...I'm lookin' forward to some fun.
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 1:33:00 PM
    Ok...figured out the picture deal. I put a few up of my kids and one I took of my dad and my grandpa while we were fishing.

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 3:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks. And yeah, he writes some...reads a lot. But don't let the serious look fool you...he's usually about as goofy as I am.
    Ober Avatar Heather Ober Date: 6/17/2013 2:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh my gosh, your kids are cute! Your son looks so serious! Another poet in the making? ;)
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:55:00 PM
    welcome abord, caleb... you'll get the hang of it as you go along.. i did, after 3 momths, lol.. slow brain, me... shine on!..:) huggs

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thankya Nette...but if our brains raced, you probably lap me a few times...haha
    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 6/17/2013 12:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lovely pic!..:)
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:42:00 PM
    COME ON! Seriously???? TWO beautiful people? Your kids must be absolutely amazing! :) Glad to see your beautiful wife, Caleb. Congrats on this. I'm still waiting to become a member...Hubby keeps promising! :( Oh well...soon and very soon! I SO want to join some of your contests! Take care. Hugs to the family! :)

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    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian Date: 6/19/2013 1:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    They sure are! Boy...your family is as American as apple pie! :)
    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yeah, they're cuties for sure...took after their momma. I might have a contest up before the day's out...maybe.
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:35:00 PM
    Looks like a beautiful,happy,loving couple.Cant wait to see future blogs.Your not alone,I am very technology stupid.Take care and have fun learning.Love Colleen

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I usually just punch my computer and hope evrything comes out okay...;)
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:18:00 PM
    Okay:-) im done... can't wait to read your bio.... congrats with the pm... LINDA

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Find anything good?..;) And hey, I love a woman in glasses. I'm always trying to get my wife to wear hers, but she usually won't...just contacts.
    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A Date: 6/17/2013 12:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i agree with my sis... a beautiful couple. makes me want to post a picture of Nathan & I.... but we are both geeks.. with glasses.... LOL
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:14:00 PM
    you are so sweet for liking my FORGOTTEN TREASURE ..poem... AND A FAV YOU ARE IN MY BOOK. SKATTY

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 1:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You call her that?...ha...well, I guess I got it right!
    A   Avatar Poet Destroyer A Date: 6/17/2013 12:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ha ha Caleb, how did you know it was SKITTY SKAT... ???? I thought only I knew of that nickname... love PD...
    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Skitty Skat!
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:13:00 PM
    Hi Caleb! I think's it's great that you are now a PM--happy for you! I'm sure you'd post wonderful blogs and contest... You and your wife definitely make a gorgeous and happy couple! Now I definitely see why those girls thought you were a model ;)! Ah, now for the blog screen, I suggest that you be a kid and just go, "What does this button do???" and click away, click click click! That's what I did before anyhow...ok, gotta go, my eyes are half closed already. Have fun!

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Haha...thanks Nikko...click, click, click...I'm on it!
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:12:00 PM
    welcome to premium membership...nice to read a blog by you too! And you and your wife look awesome in your pic..will look forward to a contest of yours...

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thankya ma'am
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:12:00 PM
    Caleb, you know what this means... right.... Time to snoop through your blog... LOL...LOL.... jk.... hold on... I'll be back... PD

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Haha...there's nothing there yet...I don't think. I'm trying to put up some more pics of my family....havin' trouble
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 12:09:00 PM
    wow! It is very nice to see your first blog... Can't wait to see what's on your mind when it comes to contest. and by the way, can I call you and the wife above... A beautiful couple.... SKAT

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, you can....and thankya kindly
    A  Avatar SKAT A Date: 6/17/2013 12:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ps. I was clueless the very first time I blogged.
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:26:00 AM
    Haha you sound like me when I first signed up for my PM membership - I had nooo idea what I was doing! Looking forward to seeing what contest ideas you come up with :) (And you and your wife make such a sweet couple!!)

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 11:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    She's the sweet half...I can assure you...;)
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Love the pic of you and your wife. You will have fun with creating blogs and Poetry Contests. Welcome to Premium Membership.

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 11:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thankya ma'am
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:23:00 AM
    A handsome couple you make too xx

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 12:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thankya kindly
  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:16:00 AM
    The picture is of my wife and I, by the way...don't worry, I'll put a camo one up there soon...;)

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  1. Date: 6/17/2013 11:11:00 AM
    Ha I think the saying is 'you can't swim unless you get wet lol' cant wait for some blogs from and congrats on your PM xx

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    Hunter Avatar Painted Hunter Date: 6/17/2013 11:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Is that how it goes?...ha...thanks Mandy

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MY AFRICA, UNITE TO REWRITE HER STORY Kyrielleafrica,dedication,hope,pa
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Violet, My Adored Free versecolor,
A Twisted Tree Haikunature,philosophy,
Darkest of Times Free versedark,
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An ABC Love Song ABCdevotion,love,
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